Former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire returned to the ring on Saturday in his homeland of the Philippines, stopping William Prado in two rounds.
Fans from around the globe share outrage over the Danny Garcia-Rod Salka mismatch, thoughts on a potential Garcia-Lamont Peterson fight, enthusiasm for the Francisco Rodriguez-Katsunari Takayama Fight of the Year candidate, and lots of mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag.
Francisco Rodriguez Jr.’s WBO strawweight title and Katsunari Takayama’s IBF belt were unified after Rodriguez won a unanimous decision in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico.
Show some love for the little guys, y’all … Francisco Rodriguez and Katsunari Takayama went to war in Mexico on Saturday, with Rodriguez winning by unanimous decision to unify the IBF and WBO belts.
On August 9, Katsunari Takayama and Francisco Rodriguez will meet in a strawweight title unification match.